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Book Synopsis The Fate of the Elves 1: The Ironclad Warriors by : Peter Gotthardt
Download or read book The Fate of the Elves 1: The Ironclad Warriors written by Peter Gotthardt and published by Lindhardt og Ringhof. This book was released on 2018-09-24 with total page 15 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A mighty enemy has arrived in the land of the Elves. He wishes to enslave everyone who lives there. If the Elves are going to survive, they will need both courage and hope. The Elves are fleeing the army of their enemy, and are forced to hide in the forest. Daisy becomes friends with a young Elf named Humulus. Together, they make a discovery that enables the Elves to fight back against the enemy. But will they be strong enough? This is the first of four books in the series of "The Fate of the Elves." Read all the books in the series: The Ironclad Warriors The Heart of Stone The Forgotten Tombs The Enchanted Flute About the author Peter Gotthardt was born in Denmark close to Copenhagen in 1946. As a child he loved to read, and spent much of his time reading his was through his local libraries collections of history and adventure books. Gotthardt has written more than 60 books for children of which many are set within the realm of the Elves.
Book Synopsis The Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary by : William Dwight Whitney
Download or read book The Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary written by William Dwight Whitney and published by . This book was released on 1895 with total page 914 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Book Synopsis The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary by :
Download or read book The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary written by and published by . This book was released on 1897 with total page 912 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Book Synopsis Parzival A Knightly Epic Volume 1 (of 2) (English Edition) by : Wolfram von Eschenback
Download or read book Parzival A Knightly Epic Volume 1 (of 2) (English Edition) written by Wolfram von Eschenback and published by NEW YORK G. E. STECHERT & CO. This book was released on 1894 with total page 242 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Example in this ebook In presenting, for the first time, to English readers the greatest work of Germany's greatest mediæval poet, a few words of introduction, alike for poem and writer, may not be out of place. The lapse of nearly seven hundred years, and the changes which the centuries have worked, alike in language and in thought, would have naturally operated to render any work unfamiliar, still more so when that work was composed in a foreign tongue; but, indeed, it is only within the present century that the original text of the Parzival has been collated from the MSS. and made accessible, even in its own land, to the general reader. But the interest which is now felt by many in the Arthurian romances, quickened into life doubtless by the genius of the late Poet Laureate, and the fact that the greatest composer of our time, Richard Wagner, has selected this poem as the groundwork of that wonderful drama, which a growing consensus of opinion has hailed as the grandest artistic achievement of this century, seem to indicate that the time has come when the work of Wolfram von Eschenbach may hope to receive, from a wider public than that of his own day, the recognition which it so well deserves. Of the poet himself we know but little, save from the personal allusions scattered throughout his works; the dates of his birth and death are alike unrecorded, but the frequent notices of contemporary events to be found in his poems enable us to fix with tolerable certainty the period of his literary activity, and to judge approximately the outline of his life. Wolfram's greatest work, the Parzival, was apparently written within the early years of the thirteenth century; he makes constant allusions to events happening, and to works produced, within the first decade of that period; and as his latest work, the Willehalm, left unfinished, mentions as recent the death of the Landgrave Herman of Thuringia, which occurred in 1216, the probability seems to be that the Parzival was written within the first fifteen years of the thirteenth century. Inasmuch, too, as this work bears no traces of immaturity in thought or style, it is probable that the date of the poet's birth cannot be placed much later than 1170. The name, Wolfram von Eschenbach, points to Eschenbach in Bavaria as in all probability the place of his birth, as it certainly was of his burial. So late as the end of the seventeenth century his tomb, with inscription, was to be seen in the Frauen-kirche of Ober-Eschenbach, and the fact that within a short distance of the town are to be found localities mentioned in his poems, such as Wildberg, Abenberg, Trühending, Wertheim, etc., seems to show that there, too, the life of the poet-knight was spent. By birth, as Wolfram himself tells us, he belonged to the knightly order (Zum Schildesamt bin Ich geboren), though whether his family was noble or not is a disputed point, in any case Wolfram was a poor man, as the humorous allusions which he makes to his poverty abundantly testify. Yet he does not seem to have led the life of a wandering singer, as did his famous contemporary, Walther von der Vogelweide; if Wolfram journeyed, as he probably did, it was rather in search of knightly adventures, he tells us: 'Durchstreifen muss Der Lande viel, Wer Schildesamt verwalten will,' and though fully conscious of his gift of song, yet he systematically exalts his office of knight above that of poet. The period when Wolfram lived and sang, we cannot say wrote, for by his own confession he could neither read nor write ('I'ne kan decheinen buochstap,' he says in Parzival; and in Willehalm, 'Waz an den buochen steht geschrieben, Des bin Ich kunstelos geblieben'), and his poems must, therefore, have been orally dictated, was one peculiarly fitted to develop his special genius. To be continue in this ebook
Download or read book Tea written by Helen Saberi and published by Reaktion Books. This book was released on 2010-10-15 with total page 183 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From chai to oolong to sencha, tea is one of the world’s most popular beverages. Perhaps that is because it is a unique and adaptable drink, consumed in many different varieties by cultures across the globe and in many different settings, from the intricate traditions of Japanese teahouses to the elegant tearooms of Britain to the verandas of the deep South. In Tea food historianHelen Saberi explores this rich and fascinating history. Saberi looks at the economic and social uses of tea, such as its use as a currency during the Tang Dynasty and 1913 creation of a tea dance called “Thé Dansant” that combined tea and tango. Saberi also explores where and how tea is grown around the world and how customs and traditions surrounding the beverage have evolved from its legendary origins to its present-day popularity. Featuring vivid images of teacups, plants, tearooms, and teahouses as well as recipes for both drinking tea and using it as a flavoring, Tea will engage the senses while providing a history of tea and its uses.
Book Synopsis A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Kesar Saga by : August Hermann Francke
Download or read book A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Kesar Saga written by August Hermann Francke and published by Asian Educational Services. This book was released on 2000 with total page 538 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Tibetan Text, English Abstracts And Notes Bibliotheca Indica 1905-41
Download or read book Master of Storms written by Bec McMaster and published by Bec McMaster. This book was released on 2021-02-02 with total page 402 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Can two warring hearts ever find love? Rejected by her fated mate, Solveig will have her revenge…. But when war threatens both their courts, can Prince Marduk’s fire melt her ice? The old eddas speak of dreki—fabled creatures who haunt the depths of Iceland's volcanoes and steal away fair maidens. Princess Solveig wants none of such myths. Mated—and rejected—by the devilishly handsome Prince Marduk, the furious dreki princess refuses to be the laughingstock of her court. Marduk will beg for her forgiveness. Or he will die. A political alliance that ended in ruins…. Marduk’s evil mother bound him to mate with one of the daughters of King Harald, but when Marduk chooses the fierce-tongued Solveig, even he is surprised. The princess is known for her ruthlessness—the son her father never had—and when he promises to be a mate in name only and leaves her alone and wanting in the mating bed, she swears revenge. But there is something about Solveig’s wild nature that stirs the heart of his dreki. And with his court and family at the mercy of a powerful curse, he needs all the allies he can get. But can she forgive him for playing recklessly with her fate? And will two clashing hearts ever learn to yield to each other? Join USA Today bestselling author, Bec McMaster, in this steamy dragon shifter romance featuring a charming dreki prince forced to marry an ice queen—and the scorching heat between them as he melts her ice. Master of Storms is the fifth book in the epic Legends of the Storm series. Fueled with Norse myth, these dragon shifters will scorch your sheets and rule your world. If you love fantasy romances full of page turning action, fairy tale romance, and world building you can escape into, then this series is for you. Download this epic historical fantasy filled with magic and breathtaking romance today! Don't miss any of the Legends of the Storm books! Book 1: Heart of Fire Book 2: Storm of Desire Book 3: Clash of Storms Book 4: Storm of Fury Book 5: Master of Storms Book 6: Queen of Lightning (coming soon)
Book Synopsis Seduced By Darkness by : Bec McMaster
Download or read book Seduced By Darkness written by Bec McMaster and published by Bec McMaster. This book was released on 2021-03-03 with total page 199 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: He fell in love with the woman of his dreams, but he never realized what that love would cost him. When a dark prince attends the Lammastide rites, he lays eyes on his fated mate. The problem? She’s his enemy’s daughter. A novella about the original meeting of Prince Thiago and Princess Iskvien. Author highly recommends reading AFTER Promise of Darkness. The Dark Court Rising series: —Fantasy Romance —Fae princes —Paranormal Romance —Fated Mates —Royal romance —Enemies-to-lovers romance
Download or read book Thief of Souls written by Bec McMaster and published by Bec McMaster. This book was released on 2021-05-20 with total page 387 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What cost will she pay to save her soul? After failing to return with the Dragon’s Heart, Zemira is sent by her father to infiltrate the Court of Blood, in search of the mythical cauldron that contains the power of the long-lost dragon kings. But her deal with Prince Keir bears dangerous consequences—for Keir is determined to gain the cauldron himself. Caught between two deadly enemies, can Zemira save herself? And will Keir ever forgive her for the deception she played upon him? Join USA Today bestselling author, Bec McMaster, on a dangerous quest with a heroine determined to forge her own fate—though Zemira never counted on a wickedly alluring prince who may or may not be her ally. Read this epic fantasy filled with magic and breathtaking romance today!
Download or read book Curse of Darkness written by Bec McMaster and published by Bec McMaster. This book was released on 2022-03-23 with total page 549 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: All fairy tales must come to an end.... Read the final book in the epic fantasy romance series, Dark Court Rising, today! The Darkness is coming.... Thiago is gone, and enemies surround me on all sides. But when the Queen of Ravenal offers me a deal—knowledge of my husband’s true nature in exchange for my pledge to destroy my wicked mother—there’s a glimmer of hope in my world. I could have him back. I could return him to life. All I have to do is venture into the Underworld and barter with the God of Death…. Is my Light enough to counter his Darkness? But when Thiago returns, even though his kiss is as familiar to me as my own breath, there are shadows in his night-dark eyes, and a violent, desperate sense of possession to his touch. It’s like he’s drowning, and my light is the only thing holding his head above the tide of Darkness threatening to consume him. But with a dark god rising in the north, and my mother threatening war, maybe we need his Darkness in order to vanquish all…. Maybe it’s time we both unleashed the true nature of our powers. My light. His Darkness. Together we can burn the world to ashes…. The final heart stopping conclusion to the Thiago and Iskvien fantasy romance trilogy! Forbidden love will consume them in this tale of a pair of fated mates desperate to save each other. Curse of Darkness is a fantasy romance that features a pair of soulmates determined to forge their own fate, and the wicked queen who will stop at nothing to tear them apart. Read this epic fantasy romance filled with magic and fairy tale twists today! The Dark Court Rising series: - Fantasy Romance - Paranormal Romance - Fae Romance - Kings and Queens - Fairy tale Romance - Hades and Persephone retelling - Fated Mates - Enemies to lovers
Download or read book CMJ New Music Report written by and published by . This book was released on 1999-10-25 with total page 74 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: CMJ New Music Report is the primary source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay and independent and trend-forward retail sales. CMJ's trade publication, compiles playlists for college and non-commercial stations; often a prelude to larger success.
Book Synopsis The Saga of the Sandwich Islands: A complete documentation of Honolulu's and Oahu's development over one hundred and seventy five years by : Edward B. Scott
Download or read book The Saga of the Sandwich Islands: A complete documentation of Honolulu's and Oahu's development over one hundred and seventy five years written by Edward B. Scott and published by . This book was released on 1968 with total page 962 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Book Synopsis Sotheran's Price Current of Literature by : Henry Sotheran Ltd
Download or read book Sotheran's Price Current of Literature written by Henry Sotheran Ltd and published by . This book was released on 1892 with total page 602 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: